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Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) aim to identify medical interventions that are safe and effective for patients. To achieve this goal, trialists...
Supervisor: Professor Ben Mol

**New Projects On Offer for 2025** Metabolic memory is the name given to the phenomenon whereby previous exposure to metabolic perturbations has...
Supervisor: Professor Sam El-Osta

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a severe lung disease that is the main cause of disability and death in premature infants. We have discovered...

This project will involve assessment of the role of healthy lifestyle in fertility and how to improve lifestyle to optimise fertility. The PhD...

Epilepsy is complex brain disorder, and many patients are not adequately treated with existing therapies. New therapeutic avenues are needed, such as...

It is well-established that neurons in the whisker area of somatosensory cortex and thalamus exhibit directional selectivity. Direction preference is...
Supervisor: Dr Mehdi Adibi

Two in three Australians (11.2 million people) are overweight or obese. Obesity is a multifactorial condition, but compelling data shows that the...

We have a number of studies examining the neuroscience of motherhood on offer at Monash Biomedical Imaging. 1. Mapping the female somatosensory...
Supervisor: Dr Sharna Jamadar

The Optimise Study is a multiplatform study exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the community; this includes assessing the communities understanding...

Injecting drug use disproportionately contributes to the health and social burden of illicit drug use in Australia. Initiation and ongoing injecting...
Supervisor: Professor Paul Dietze

The prevalence of risk behaviours such as sharing of injecting equipment among people who inject drugs (PWID) has been well described in the...
Supervisor: Professor Paul Dietze

This study emerges from an interest in gaining a deeper understanding of the experience of healing. The research team seek to explore how ways of...
Supervisor: Dr Rochelle Hine

There is growing awareness of the limited benefits and potential harms of invasive procedures (e.g., epidural injections, fusion, discectomy, spinal...
Supervisor: Dr Michael Di Donato

Post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) accounts for 20% of symptomatic epilepsy. Despite multiple studies have identified male sex as one of the risk factors...
Supervisor: Dr. Runxuan Lin

Do budesonide nasal douches increase intraocular pressure? Essentially this cohort would be captured and followed through the complex rhinology...

The relationship between sleep quality and surgical aptitude in neurosurgical trainees

Our mothers programed the first decisions of our lives by mRNA dumping: the regulated translation of this maternal transcriptome controls the first...

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